Fort Negley Site

Fort Negley Site (HMK25)

Location: Nashville, TN 37203 Davidson County
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N 36° 8.577', W 86° 46.552'

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The guns of Fort Negley, commanding three turnpikes to the South & Southeast, opened the Battle of Nashville, Dec. 15, 1864. This site was selected by Capt. J. S. Morton as the key strongpoint in the Federal line around the city. The European style fort, named for General James S. Negley, was built of stone, logs, earth & railway iron.
HM NumberHMK25
Marker Number55
Year Placed1975
Placed ByThe Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 7:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 520164 N 3999827
Decimal Degrees36.14295000, -86.77586667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 8.577', W 86° 46.552'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 8' 34.62" N, 86° 46' 33.12" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1201 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville TN 37203, US
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